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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

To cook with little or no liquid, as in an oven or over an open fire. Also: To dry or brown with great heat.

Usage examples (33)
  • The cook will roast the chicken and broil the salmon.
  • roast the turkey
  • Remove the roast from the Dutch oven and cover to keep warm.
  • (A really dark "West Coast" French roast is about 20% carbon.) for more
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